Eficacia del incidente de desacato. Estudio de caso, Bogotá, Colombia (2007)

Translated title of the contribution: The effectiveness of judicial contempt power in writ of protection cases. A case study, Bogotá, Colombia (2007)

Beatriz Socorro Londono Toro, Johanna Del Pilar Cortes Nieto, Mónica Alexandra Lombana-Rodríguez, Carlos Andrés Maya-Lucero, Julián Aguilar-Ariza, Óscar Gabriel Palacios-Sanabria

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Abstract

This paper presents the results of the research project “The Effectiveness of Judicial Contempt Power in Writ of Protection Cases. A Case Study, Bogotá (2007)”. Its purpose is to identify and analyze the variables that inuence the effectiveness of contempt requests in terms of the satisfaction of fundamental rights. In order to do so, the research intended to have a quantitative approach with exploratory boundaries.The project examined a total of 431 les in criminal, civil, administrative, labor and family courts in Bogota in 2007. The study shows an overview of ineffectiveness of the legal instrument and the need for its reform, together with the development of new tools to promote compliance based on different theoretical perspectives.
Translated title of the contributionThe effectiveness of judicial contempt power in writ of protection cases. A case study, Bogotá, Colombia (2007)
Original languageSpanish
Pages (from-to)161 - 187
Number of pages26
JournalVniversitas
Volume58
Issue number118
StatePublished - Jan 2009

Concepts

  • Concept
  • Eficacy of law
  • Compliance of judicial decisions
  • Human Rights
  • Writ of protection
  • Contempt power

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